Place:


Escot  Devon

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Escot like this:

ESCOT, a chapelry in Ottery-St. Mary and Talaton parishes, Devon; on the river Otter, and on the Yeovil and Exeter railway, adjacent to Ottery-Road r. station, 2 miles NNW of Ottery-St. Mary. It was constituted in 1844. Post town, Ottery-St. Mary, under Exeter-Pop., 534. Houses, 103. Escot House is the seat of Sir John Kennaway, Bart. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £75. Patron, Sir J. Kennaway, Bart. The church was built in 1840; is a neat edifice; and contains a handsome monument of the Kennaway family.

Additional information about this locality is available for Ottery St Mary

Escot through time

Escot is now part of East Devon district. Click here for graphs and data of how East Devon has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Escot itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Escot in East Devon | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/23853

Date accessed: 26th June 2017


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